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Old July 22nd, 2004, 09:10 PM
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Default Will I be disappointed?

I was told when I went to Antarctica, not to go to Alaska for a long time, or I would be disappointed. So I have waited ten years. Have booked a cruise in September.

Any ice bergs like this?

Looking forward to this cruise.

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Old July 22nd, 2004, 09:13 PM
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Default Re: Will I be disappointed?

Guess I don't have the upload procedure down as yet. Will try again.

Hope this works.
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Old July 22nd, 2004, 11:42 PM
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Default Re: Will I be disappointed?

Be ann,
Antaritica and Alaska are different. The wildlife is different, the scenrey is different, the culture and history of the lands are so different( I am not even sure there is a" culture " in Antaritica as I assume it is basically uninhabitated) so as for you being disappointed, it is up to you.
Go to Alaska with the expectations of seeing something " different" form Antaritica and you will have a great time.
The cruise along the west coast of Canada and Alaska is so beautiful, I can't imagine trying to compare the experiences!
I bet the ice bergs were beautiful( awesome in fact) in Antartica, and I'd love to see it, but I know it wouldn't be the same as the Coastal Mountain rainforests of the Pacific Northwest!
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Old July 23rd, 2004, 08:01 AM
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Default Re: Will I be disappointed?

What you said is so true of any place in the world. All different. And if one travels with the right point of view, will enjoy regardless.

So since I have wanted to visit Alaska since I was a child, know I will enjoy. Just won't compare to Antarctica.

Just for you, posting two of the beautiful ice bergs in Antarctica. (I hope it loads.)

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